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2021 Collegium on College Teaching Practices

August 18, 2021

UCO Liberal Arts Building, South Wing

"How to Create a New Normal Learning Environment"

The Annual Collegium on College Teaching Practice is the kick-off event for UCO's faculty enhancement activities for the new academic year. Here you will explore learning environments, expand your professional curiosity and enhance your contribution to student success through Transformative Learning. This year's theme is "How to Create a New Normal Learning Environment" and includes morning breakout sessions (see below) and an afternoon keynote address by Dr. Mays Imad,a neuroscientist and professor of pathophysiology and biomedical ethics at Pima Community College, entitled "Harnessing the Power of Metacognition to Improve Student Learning." Faculty may attend sessions in-person or vitually.

Stopping the Classroom Silence: Using Mentimeter to Engage Students

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 10:30 AM–10:50 AM CDT
Session Description

Are students reluctant to answer questions during class or do the same students answer most questions? Come experience Mentimeter, a classroom engagement tool that allows you to embed questions within your PowerPoint presentation and watch students answer in real-time using word or graph displays. Bring your cell phone, tablet, or laptop and be ready to respond to this engaging presentation! 


Connie Harris MS, RN, University of Central Oklahoma